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Blackwire Announces Ring Events Driver

Blackwire, has introduced the Ring Events Driver for Elan home automation systems. The newly announced product is an addition to the company’s existing drivers for Control4 and URC systems. With this driver, integrators will be able to use push-button and motion events from Ring devices and integrate them into their Elan projects. This direct, official […]

Robert Archer · March 24, 2021

Yale and August Locks Now Integrate with Doorbird IP Video Door Stations

Thanks to new improvements, DoorBird says homeowners can connect their smart locks to the smart door station seamlessly.

CE Pro Editors · March 16, 2021

DoorBird Stations Integrate with Yale and August Smart Locks

DoorBird IP video door stations can now fully integrate with Yale and August smart locks. Home owners can connect their smart lock to the smart door station for a seamless approach to entry” experience. The new integration works with the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, any August Smart Lock with a Wi-Fi Connect, and the Yale […]

Robert Archer · March 15, 2021

Control4 Certifies DoorBird Driver

Control4, a provider of customized automation and control solutions, has officially certified the DoorBird driver. DoorBird IP door stations can now be integrated directly into Control4 systems. The smart video intercoms are developed and produced by Bird Home Automation Group in Berlin, Germany.  Customers can now access their IP intercom directly from Control4 interfaces without […]

Robert Archer · February 23, 2021

Wireless DEN SmartStrike Poised to Change Access Control Market

The $299 DEN Smart Home SmartStrike cuts the time required to install an electric door strike by more than one hour.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2021

Allegion MDU smart security lock

MDU Market Ripe for Right Smart Security Strategy

Integrators can address MDU property owners & resident needs and benefits of smart locks, mobile credentials and concierge services in connected ecosystem.

CE Pro Editors · January 26, 2021

Kwikset Building Homes for Heroes Zoom call

Kwikset, Building Homes for Heroes Celebrate Partnership Anniversary

Smart lock maker Kwikset has helped Building Homes for Heroes for 7 years in its charitable efforts to make military veterans’ home lives easier.

CE Pro Editors · December 24, 2020

DoorBird Configurator Tool Supports Installers, Designers

The new DoorBird configurator allows architects and installers to design and purchase customized IP intercoms online. The video door stations made of stainless steel can be designed with individual dimensions and various call buttons and modules, such as keypad or house number plate. A selection of more than 50 RAL colors and surface coatings is […]

Robert Archer · November 19, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #28: Sleek Solutions to Ring Up More Security Customers

Todd Towey, national account manager for Ring installed solutions, highlights CEDIA Expo Virtual takeaways, X Line, new Access Controller, indoor drone and more.

Arlen Schweiger · October 16, 2020

Control4 Chime video doorbell

Control4 Debuts $400 Chime Video Doorbell

Control4 Chime video doorbell comes in PoE and Wi-Fi versions and fully integrates with OS 3 platform and OvrC.

Jason Knott · October 13, 2020